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exchange flesh

To engage in sexual intercourse. The party atmosphere in college encourages many students to drink too much and exchange flesh with as many people as they can.
See also: exchange, flesh

private branch exchange

A telephone system within an institution or business that can only be used by the people inside that establishment. There was an issue with the private branch exchange this morning, but we hope to have the phones working again shortly.
See also: branch, exchange, private

didn't exchange more than three words with someone

to say hardly anything to someone. (The number may vary.) I know Tom was there, but I am sure that I didn't exchange more than three words with him before he left. We hardly exchanged more than two words the whole evening. Sally and Liz didn't have enough time to exchange more than five words.
See also: exchange, more, three, word

exchange no more than

some number of words with someone and not exchange more than some number of words with someone; hardly exchange more than some number of words with someone; scarcely exchange more than some number of words with someone to say hardly anything to someone. (Always negative.) I know Tom was there, but I am sure that I didn't exchange more than three words with him before he left. We hardly exchanged more than two words the whole evening. Sally and Liz didn't have enough time to exchange more than five words.
See also: exchange, more

exchange something for something

to trade something for something else. I will exchange this one for a larger size. Can this be exchanged for something more suitable?
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exchange something with someone

to trade something with someone. I exchange Christmas presents with him, but I never see him otherwise. Let's exchange coats with each other.
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in exchange (for someone or something)

in return for someone or something. They gave us two of our prisoners in exchange for two of theirs. I gave him chocolate in exchange for some licorice. John gave Mary a book and got a sweater in exchange.
See also: exchange

substitute for someone or something

to serve as a replacement for someone or something. I have to substitute for Roger at work this weekend. Do you think that this will substitute for the one you wanted?
See also: substitute

substitute someone for (someone else)

 and substitute something for something else
to exchange someone or something for someone or something else; to replace someone or something with someone or something else. Shall I substitute Fred for Mary in the front office? Please substitute fish for beef on my dinner order.
See also: substitute

in exchange

Also, in exchange for. In return (for something or someone), as in Jim lent Bill his motorcycle, and Bill offered his car in exchange, or At the party, the guests were given cookies in exchange for the ones they brought. [Late 1500s]
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In summary, corporate officers need to examine exchange formation, investment and participation from a variety of perspectives.
Because an exchange may operate as an independent company separated from its original equiment manufacturers (OEM) investors, the risk management function may not transfer easily to the new company.
com--the "Electronic Risk Exchange"--is an example of a single-carrier product exchange model.
New York-based Widelines is a multiple-carrier product exchange that operates a functional B2B platform and connects insurance producers with underwriters.
Such results work both ways: Kansas City's surplus exchange, for example, reports having provided $375,000 worth of equipment to 1,700 non-profit organizations.
The results by weight of waste exchange operations are impressive.
Jack Sandner, chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, said, "In less than two decades, Chicago has been transformed from hog butcher to the world to the financial market capital of the world, and the four Chicago exchanges have played a pivotal role in that transformation.
For example, assume that domestic corporation X transfers its assets to domestic corporation Y in exchange for stock of Y's foreign parent corporation, Z, in a reorganization governed by section 368(a)(1)(C).
The traditional tape backup methods allow for a full recovery of the Exchange database(s).
A reverse exchange allows you to take advantage of these tax benefits in situations where a forward exchange would be impracticable.
1031 exchange requirement is that the property transferred (relinquished property) and the property received (replacement property) must be "like-kind.
The first obvious advantage of this dual-key arrangement would be the calming of political pressures over apparent competitive depreciations--none of the big three issuers could be accused of exchange rate manipulation, and that accusation no longer could be used as a rallying cry for protectionism or nativist complaints about burden-sharing.
A forward exchange occurs when a taxpayer sells the relinquished property, then later buys a replacement property within delayed exchange safe harbors, such as qualified intermediary and qualified escrow account [Treas.
It was the fact that the exchange could help him reach the new customers he'd need to grow his company while also adding efficiency to his distribution process, which involves overseas manufacturers and a broad sales organization.
Under a reverse or "parking" exchange, an unrelated third party (sometimes called a parking entity or qualified intermediary) acquires and "warehouses" the replacement property until the investor sells the original property and is free to purchase the parked property from the third party.